Zewdie Araya: Friday, which is the dream of every Robinson
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The story of Robinson Crusoe, told the English writer Daniel Defoe, familiar to all of us from the school bench. The novel has seen many adaptations, including Comedy. One of the most famous can be considered the Italian film "Mr. Robinson", released in 1976. Partner of starring popular comedian Paolo Villaggio, in this picture was a black actress named Zewdie Araya. Its popularity the film owes it to her.
Usually in movies about Robinson's role Friday goes to men, but in the Comedy "Mr. Robinson," directed by Sergio corbucci was unusual of all. Who could imagine Paolo Villaggio, known for his role bungler Fantozzi, in the role of involuntary hermit? The girl in the role of Friday, and even as beautiful as Zewdie Araya – another non-standard solution of the Director, appeared to be very successful.
Zewdie Araya was born February 10, 1951 in the city of Asmara, the Eritrean capital, which at that time was part of Ethiopia. Despite the fact that the birthplace of the girl has always been one of the world's poorest States, Zewdie never needed, because her father was a famous politician and Ambassador of Ethiopia to Italy.
Still in school Arai began participating in local beauty contests. In 1969, the young beauty is graduating from high school and almost immediately wins the contest "Miss Ethiopia". Becoming a beauty Queen in your own country, Zewdie decided to move on – her dream was to work in the modeling business and cinema.
Proposals dark-skinned beauty came soon enough and the girl signed a contract with the Italian advertising Agency. The first project of Arai in Italy was the coffee is Italian TV, but in 1971, she was noticed by the producers of the film Studio "Cinecitta".
Filmography of the actress is hard to call the extensive – Arai starred in several films, among whom was "Mr. Robinson" Sergio's Corbucci. Thanks to this Comedy, got rolling in the Soviet citizens became acquainted with this beauty.
Zewdie Araya starred in the movie, worked as a model, was broadcast on television. In 1974, the actress appeared on the cover of Playboy, and then starred in erotic photo shoots for a few more well known magazines, film Zewdie met her husband, Director Franco Cristaldi, to which he devoted his life in 1983. The couple lived together for only 9 years old – 1992 Cristaldi died.
Widowed, Arai leaves acting and fully immersed in the business of her late husband. The woman became a business partner Massimo Cristaldi, his stepson. Since then, Zewdie Araya engaged as a producer in film and television.
Now the Arai 70 years, she is married to Director Massimo Spano and, although not young age, full of energy and plans.
Unfortunately, Friday, and even these sexy are the only Swiss family Robinson movie. And the man trapped on a desert island, less likely thinking about a romantic adventure with an exotic beauty.